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Re: cvs add filename error

From: Matthew Riechers
Subject: Re: cvs add filename error
Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 08:04:15 -0400

sandra humphrey wrote:
> I am trying to add a new file to a repository with the following
> command:
> cvs add filename.  It is returning the error:
> cvs add win.ini
> cvs add: in directory .:
> cvs [add aborted]: there is no version here; do 'cvs checkout' first
> This is a brand new repository and a new file.

Are you in a checked-out working directory? cvs looks for info in the
CVS directory located in your current directory. If you haven't already,
you need to do a checkout before anything else...


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